Shooting of Mohamed Bah

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The shooting of Mohamed Bah was an incident that occurred on September 25, 2012. During the incident Mohamed Bah, was fatally shot 10 times inside his Manhattan apartment by New York City Police officers.[1][2]

Shooting of Mohamed Bah
DateSeptember 25, 2012; 7 years ago (2012-09-25)
LocationNew York City, New York, US
  • Police Officers
  • Mohamed Bah (deceased)
OutcomeMohamed Bah dies
DeathsMohamed Bah
ChargesNone filed
LitigationCivil lawsuit settled for 2.21 million

The incident prompted the Bah family to file a $70 million civil lawsuit against New York City.[3][4][5] The lawsuit demanded the city implement changes in the way police deal with people suffering from a mental illness.[6]

In 2017, the Bah family settled in court for 2.21 million dollars. The officers were found to have used unnecessary force but did not face charges... [7]


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  2. ^ Schwirtz, Michael. "No Charges for Officers Who Killed Harlem Man".
  3. ^ "Did New York police lie about the death of Mohamed Bah?".
  4. ^ Mathias, Christopher (2015-10-07). "NYPD Killing Of Mohamed Bah Was 'An Execution And A Cover-Up:' Lawyers". Huffington Post. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  5. ^ "Family Of Man Fatally Shot By Police Sues City". 2013-09-23. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  6. ^ Goodman, Amy (2013-10-24). "Mentally ill people can pose a challenge to police, but guns are not the answer | Amy Goodman". the Guardian. Retrieved 2018-08-24.
  7. ^ Schapiro, VICTORIA BEKIEMPIS, Rich. "Family of mentally ill Harlem man fatally shot by cops awarded $2.21 million - NY Daily News".